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08-06-2007, 07:54 PM #1How do you change the password for ssh?
I get this when trying to change the password? Am i doing it right?
Last edited by Erix18; 08-06-2007 at 10:12 PM.
08-07-2007, 06:44 PM #2
I've got the same problem. Not sure where to go next. Help please.
08-07-2007, 06:45 PM #3
I don't believe you can....
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08-07-2007, 09:42 PM #4Change root password
The error message you received is because the sh shell doesn't know how to run the 'perl' command.
Here's your encrypted password, based on your screenshot:
Note: not sure you should use it now ;-)
From THIS PAGE, scroll down and you can see this is the procedure to change the password:
Originally Posted by cybergreg
Last edited by CyberGreg; 08-07-2007 at 09:45 PM.
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08-08-2007, 12:46 AM #5
so could i run this inside the iphone terminal I tried it and it didnt work?
08-08-2007, 04:44 AM #6
I created a script that easily generates your crypted password with simple step-by-step on how you can change the master.passwd file yourself. Go to http://iphone.simbunch.com and click on the "Changing root password" link
08-09-2007, 07:43 AM #7
Last edited by CyberGreg; 08-09-2007 at 07:45 AM. Reason: merge replies
08-10-2007, 01:41 AM #8
I just want to warn everybody so that you dont make the same mistake i did.
I used the generator, and i edited the master.password list thing, so i thought i would be smart and create a new user that way by copying the root and changing its username.
well that was a big NO NO. it bricked my phone and i had to do a factory restore, restore my mods, then restore from itunes. not fun.
08-10-2007, 07:52 AM #9
Dude that sux! Glad you're back up and running.
With all this unix stuff there are indeed 'correct' ways of doing things and then there are 'incorrect'. I'll note that under 'incorrect'
I'll look around, I'm pretty sure I've read something about that.
08-16-2008, 02:54 AM #10
The code generator works, it changes your password. But there is no way to use it, once you edit your master.password file the iPod freezes. Only way i got mine to unfreeze was to replace the original password file.